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Grateful Dead Live at Chateau d'Herouville on 1971-06-21

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Grateful Dead Live at Chateau d'Herouville on 1971-06-21

Playing In The Band
Big Boss Man
Black Peter
Casey Jones
Cryptical Envelopment ->
Drums ->
The Other One ->
Wharf Rat
Sugar Magnolia
Sing Me Back Home
Johnny B. Goode

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Chateau d'Herouville
Location Herouville, France

Source SBD -> Master Reel -> Dat -> CD D
Lineage CD -> Samplitude Professional v10.1 -> Adobe Audition v1.5 -> FLAC
Transferred by Charlie Miller


Patch Info:
SBD -> Master Reel -> ? -> Dat -> CD supplies:
Johnny B. Goode (complete track)

-- Disc change is seamless
-- The intro to Truckin' is cut
-- First few notes to Me And My Uncle are cut
-- Thanks to Rob Eaton for the discs
-- Thanks to Joe B. Jones for his help with the pitch correction


Reviewer: JamsOnly - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 28, 2016
Subject: Solid Show
Highlights: Hard To Handle
Reviewer: Darrylizer - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 6, 2016
Subject: Good show and good sound
You can see a video of this show including the Jerry interview, Hard To Handle and Rider (in color), Morning Dew, Sing Me Back Home in black and white and much french TV commentating at Hard To Handle smokes, Pig and Jerry are great but the real star is Bill K. What a drummer! BTW that is Pig playing the electric piano as no organ was present, dunno why. But his contributions, especially on TOO, are really interesting because he's on e-piano and playing things differently than what he normally did on organ. BTW the Other One is fantastic, ditto Wharf Rat. Garcia's voice on that one is just spot on.

This source transfered by Charlie Miller is superior to the other available as the whole show is here and the sound is excellent being intimate, clear and at the same time raw. It's a solid 1971 show four months before Keith Godchaux joined the band. And one played outdoors to a small but very enthusiastic audience in the backyard of a chateau. In other words it's one hell of a house party. The Other One and Wharf Rat are as good as it gets in 1971.

BTW, update, the show is up on YouTube now and considering that you can see the bands breath and they are playing on grass, which was probably cold and damp, the boys play pretty damn well!
Reviewer: Ivartshiva - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 3, 2015
Subject: Mastered
This sounds so much like a typical backyard recording I just had to give it Isotope Ozone:
Reviewer: Phishr82 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 8, 2014
Subject: Vids of the show
you can see a compilation here, it's pretty wild
Reviewer: oicu812 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 27, 2013
Subject: my thoughts
This show is great. i love all of these charlie millers. they seem to all have that "perfect" sound to them. everything is loud and clear, and vocally, this is an exceptional show. classic '71 dead sound. every instument is exquisitely heard and the boys harmonies are spot on. some really nice versions of songs and a cool story on the show/venue. enjoy, and much thanks to charlie miller for his enhancement of these musical works of art.
Reviewer: mattsegel - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 21, 2013
Subject: Amazing sound
and as a neat compliment, check out the youtube video footage, what an amazing scene!!!
Reviewer: rrschwz28 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 3, 2012
Subject: thanks Charlie
Special thanks to Charlie Miller for not chopping up TOO as so many others are wont to do.
Reviewer: wheelerman125 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 10, 2011
Subject: the truth about this concert
the band went over to france for a big festival, a free festival, but the festival was rained out. They were staying at a little chateau, that Chopin once lived in), near the town of Auvers sure Olse which is where Vincent Van Gogh is buried. The owner was a film score composer and had a 16 track recording studio. The band was there with nothing to do so they decided to play at the chateau themselves. Out the back of the chateau the band set up and played for the locals and footage was recorded and videotaped (Broadcast by ORTF (French Radio and Telivision Broadcasting)
Reviewer: Sh3rman420 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 17, 2010
Subject: Nice One
Great Show
Reviewer: rschwz28 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 10, 2010
Subject: Europe '71
Notwithstanding the little "miscommunication" at the end of Casey Jones, I'd have to say that I like Europe '71 better than Europe '72! Nice Morning Dew.
Reviewer: PhotonBoy - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 11, 2010
Subject: One of the special ones..
Ok, stayed up way too late last night listening to this show. OFF THE HOOK! The boys were firing on all cylinders and Jerry was insanely good. The sound is full and rich, with all of Jerry's subtleties clear in the mix. Bill the drummer was all over the place. So many awesome tunes but the Morning Dew was a revelation. The crowd was blessed and they knew it. Joins my small but hallowed pantheon of all-time great shows.

I'm surprised there aren't more comments on this beautiful show. Maybe it's just not fully on the radar yet?
Reviewer: t-bone perkins - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 14, 2008
Subject: great 71 show
typical 71 show - very good!! sound and playing
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